Five-star headed to USC

Zach Banner had his LeBron James moment Monday during his press conference - and USC fans loved it.
The gregarious five-star offensive tackle from Lakewood (Wash.) Lakes picked the Trojans over Washington and Oklahoma and becomes the second five-star prospect in USC's class alongside friend Jordan Simmons.
The affable Banner found a way to zest up his announcement, too.

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"It's that time," Banner said. "I, Zach Banner, will be taking my talents to the University of Southern California."
It could be the start of a big week for the Trojans, who are waiting word on a number of five-star prospects still considering them including offensive tackles Kyle Murphy and Andrus Peat, wide receiver Nelson Agholor and defensive end Aziz Shittu.
A bunch of other four-star prospects will be making their intentions known on National Signing Day as well and the Trojans could get a few.
It was a long and drawn-out recruiting process for Banner, a 6-foot-9, 310-pound recruit who earned his fifth star after an impressive performance at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
Banner, who plans to also play basketball for the Trojans, has been recruited for years and had offers from almost every major program in the country but the giant offensive tackle admitted he hadn't made his mind up until Sunday night as to his college plans.
"I finalized it last night," Banner said.
His visit to USC the weekend of Jan. 20 had to be a big influence in his decision-making process. Banner reportedly hit it off with Simmons and other committed players along with USC's coaching staff.
The five-star called USC a "home away from home" and now that he's committed and ready to sign on Wednesday, all Banner has to do now is get ready to settle in.